x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Pro League round-up: Makhete Diop's brace for Al Dhafra forces a draw on Dubai

Makhete Diop helped Al Dhafra force Dubai to settle for a 2-2 draw, and Al Shaab put some table pressure on Ajman with a 2-1 win.

Makhete Diop, pictured above from a Pro League game in October, scored a brace for Al Dhafra to force a draw on Dubai.
Makhete Diop, pictured above from a Pro League game in October, scored a brace for Al Dhafra to force a draw on Dubai.

Al SHAAB 2 AJMAN 1

Al Shaab N'dri 60', 68'

Ajman Kabi 10'

Frenchman Michael N'dri inspired a winning fightback from 10th-placed Al Shaab as they closed the gap on Ajman immediately above them in ninth to just five points.

Boris Kabi had given Ajman a 10th-minute lead with his 17th league strike of the season but the former Dubai striker N'dri levelled the scores on the hour mark before sealing all three points eight minutes later for Abdulwahab Abdulqadir's side.

 

DUBAI 2 AL DHAFRA 2

Dubai Yaslam 6', 87'

Al Dhafra Diop 78', 90+3'

Makhete Diop, above, scored a brace as Al Dhafra twice came from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw away against Dubai.

Rami Yaslam was also on target with a double, giving hosts Dubai a sixth-minute lead before Diop equalised on 78 minutes.

The former Al Ain forward Yaslam again put Dubai ahead with his second of the night on 87 minutes before the Senegalese Diop scored his 13th Pro League goal of the campaign three minutes into time added on.

 

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